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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/11/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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Int 0341-2018 *Deborah L. Rose  Retroactively requiring secondary power for lighting for egress paths and elevators.IntroductionThis bill would make retroactive certain provisions of the Building Code related to secondary power for lighting for egress paths and elevators.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0341-2018 *Deborah L. Rose  Retroactively requiring secondary power for lighting for egress paths and elevators.IntroductionThis bill would make retroactive certain provisions of the Building Code related to secondary power for lighting for egress paths and elevators.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0414-2018 *Margaret S. Chin  Safety signs in elevators.IntroductionThis bill would require signs to be posted in elevators instructing passengers on correct actions in the event the elevator stops between floors.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0414-2018 *Margaret S. Chin  Safety signs in elevators.IntroductionThis bill would require signs to be posted in elevators instructing passengers on correct actions in the event the elevator stops between floors.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0565-2018 *Mark Treyger  Elevator service outage accommodationsIntroductionThis bill would require the owners of residential buildings (R-1 or R-2 occupancies) where an elevator is used for residential service, to provide reasonable accommodations during outages longer than a day when necessary for any affected resident with a disability. It further requires that a plan detailing the accommodations during a service outage be created and maintained by building owners and that a copy of the plan be provided to residents in advance of anticipated outages.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0565-2018 *Mark Treyger  Elevator service outage accommodationsIntroductionThis bill would require the owners of residential buildings (R-1 or R-2 occupancies) where an elevator is used for residential service, to provide reasonable accommodations during outages longer than a day when necessary for any affected resident with a disability. It further requires that a plan detailing the accommodations during a service outage be created and maintained by building owners and that a copy of the plan be provided to residents in advance of anticipated outages.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0786-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  DOB to report on the efficacy of elevator brake monitors and remote elevator monitoring systems.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to submit by December 31, 2019 a report analyzing whether brake monitors and remote electronic monitoring systems enhance elevator safety and, if so, the feasibility of requiring installation on all elevators in residential buildings.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0786-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  DOB to report on the efficacy of elevator brake monitors and remote elevator monitoring systems.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to submit by December 31, 2019 a report analyzing whether brake monitors and remote electronic monitoring systems enhance elevator safety and, if so, the feasibility of requiring installation on all elevators in residential buildings.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0787-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  Maintaining brake monitors and elevator monitoring systems.IntroductionThis bill would require building owners to maintain annually any brake monitors and elevator monitoring systems installed in building elevators to ensure safety standards.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0787-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  Maintaining brake monitors and elevator monitoring systems.IntroductionThis bill would require building owners to maintain annually any brake monitors and elevator monitoring systems installed in building elevators to ensure safety standards.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0788-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres Proposed Int. No. 788-AElevator maintenance company licenses and elevator maintenance company director licenses.IntroductionThis bill would require companies that perform elevator and escalator maintenance, repair and replacement to designate a person in responsible charge of those companies’ elevator-related operations, and would require (1) elevator maintenance companies and company directors to be licensed by the Department of Buildings (DOB), (2) elevator maintenance company mechanics to demonstrate their qualifications based on experience or certification, and (3) elevator maintenance company helpers to demonstrate enrollment in a vocational, trade or apprenticeship program. The bill would include initial training and continuing education requirements and would be phased in over time, with full compliance required by January 1, 2023. The bill would also exempt DOB from the licensing and training requirements.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0788-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  Elevator maintenance company licenses and elevator maintenance company director licenses.IntroductionThis bill would require companies that perform elevator and escalator maintenance, repair and replacement to designate a person in responsible charge of those companies’ elevator-related operations, and would require (1) elevator maintenance companies and company directors to be licensed by the Department of Buildings (DOB), (2) elevator maintenance company mechanics to demonstrate their qualifications based on experience or certification, and (3) elevator maintenance company helpers to demonstrate enrollment in a vocational, trade or apprenticeship program. The bill would include initial training and continuing education requirements and would be phased in over time, with full compliance required by January 1, 2023. The bill would also exempt DOB from the licensing and training requirements.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0788-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  Elevator maintenance company licenses and elevator maintenance company director licenses.IntroductionThis bill would require companies that perform elevator and escalator maintenance, repair and replacement to designate a person in responsible charge of those companies’ elevator-related operations, and would require (1) elevator maintenance companies and company directors to be licensed by the Department of Buildings (DOB), (2) elevator maintenance company mechanics to demonstrate their qualifications based on experience or certification, and (3) elevator maintenance company helpers to demonstrate enrollment in a vocational, trade or apprenticeship program. The bill would include initial training and continuing education requirements and would be phased in over time, with full compliance required by January 1, 2023. The bill would also exempt DOB from the licensing and training requirements.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1508-2019 *Mark Levine  Requiring that vents in elevator hoistway enclosures be closed to prevent air leakage.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of existing buildings to partially close the elevator hoistway vents in such buildings to mitigate air leakage and owners of new buildings to install automated hoistway vents so that elevator hoistway vents in such buildings remain closed to prevent air leakage.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1508-2019 *Mark Levine  Requiring that vents in elevator hoistway enclosures be closed to prevent air leakage.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of existing buildings to partially close the elevator hoistway vents in such buildings to mitigate air leakage and owners of new buildings to install automated hoistway vents so that elevator hoistway vents in such buildings remain closed to prevent air leakage.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1533-2019 *The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) PreconsideredDefinition of site safety training full compliance date and site safety training second compliance date.IntroductionThis bill would extend the existing compliance dates for Local Law 196 for the year 2017. Local Law 196 for the year 2017 requires, in part, that construction workers complete an Occupational Safety and Health Thirty Hour Course (OSHA-30) or an additional 20 hours of safety training or a 100-hour training program approved by the Department of Buildings, and comply with the training required by Section 3321 of the New York City Building Code.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1533-2019 *The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)  Definition of site safety training full compliance date and site safety training second compliance date.IntroductionThis bill would extend the existing compliance dates for Local Law 196 for the year 2017. Local Law 196 for the year 2017 requires, in part, that construction workers complete an Occupational Safety and Health Thirty Hour Course (OSHA-30) or an additional 20 hours of safety training or a 100-hour training program approved by the Department of Buildings, and comply with the training required by Section 3321 of the New York City Building Code.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available